Covered cup


Object Place: China for export

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.1073a-b

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain

Chinese for export. [One of] Five covered cups. Bulbous sides, small base-band; reeded twisted strap double handles, leaves at body, decorated in blue & gold. Nankeen borders with gilding. Coat-of-arms: sable three mullets arg quarterly 1 & 3 with crowned portcullis or in center. Crest a martlet rising. Set with 51.1057-77.

Provenance

By 1941, the Winfield Foundation; 1951, gift of the Winfield Foundation to the MFA.

Credit Line

The Helena Woolworth McCann Collection—Gift of the Winfield Foundation